• We can summarize electricity, magnetism and gravity into equations one inch long, and that's the power of field theory. And so I said to myself: I will create a field theory of strings. And when I did it one day, it was incredible, realizing that on a sheet of paper I can write down an equation which summarized almost all physical knowledge.

    "'Physics Of The Future': How We'll Live In 2100?". "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross, November 29, 2011.
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